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Ellen Hopkins Elementary

Ellen Hopkins Elementary

Phone: 218-284-4300
Fax: 218-284-4333

Attendance Office: 218-284-4301
Counseling Office: 218-284-4312
Health Office: 218-284-4310
Media Center: 218-284-4334

School Hours :
7:55 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Lynnelle Dirksen, Principal
Lynnelle Dirksen,
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Diana Johnson, Assistant Principal
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Kindergarten teacher named Hopkins Teacher of the Year

Published March 14, 2019

From a young age, Kristi Rusten was interested in becoming a teacher. She spent time helping in her mom’s classroom and babysitting for several families. A kindergarten teacher at Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, Rusten was named the 2019 Hopkins Teacher of the Year. Read More »

School Board approves calendar for 2019-20 school year

Published February 20, 2019

At its meeting on Feb. 11, the Moorhead School Board approved the calendar for the 2019-20 school year. Classes will begin Sept. 3, 2019. The last day of classes for students is June 2, 2020, unless additional emergency makeup days are needed. Read More »

District sets April 22 as school day to make up for missed day

Published February 12, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools has scheduled Monday, April 22, 2019, as an instructional day as makeup for the Feb. 7 weather-related school closure day. April 22 was identified on the 2018-19 calendar as the first emergency makeup day. Read More »

Applications accepted all year for free or reduced-price meals

Published January 29, 2019

Families may apply for free/reduced-price meal benefits anytime during the school year. Households may apply whenever a change has occurred in household income or composition. The form should be completed electronically to ensure faster processing. Parents/guardians should log in to their PowerSchool parent account to access the form. Read More »

Welcome

Welcome to Ellen Hopkins Elementary School! Hopkins Elementary School hosts a vibrant, multicultural community dedicated to meeting the needs of students through a structured curriculum and a variety of programs. It is our belief that education is a shared responsibility of our students, parents and staff working together. Hopkins Elementary is located in central Moorhead and has approximately 750 students in grades K-4 in both an English program and a Spanish Immersion Program (SI). Read more

Family Involvement

Family involvement is a critical link to student achievement, to achieving a high quality education and to a safe, disciplined learning environment. Parents and guardians have opportunities to become involved both at home and at school, and communication between parents/guardians and the schools is encouraged. Your participation in your child's education is important to us. Read more